Most shops and all banks are closed on the following public holidays:

January 1 New Year

January 6 Epiphany

March or April Easter Monday

May 1 Labour Day

June Corpus Christi

June 22 Day of the 1941 Anti-Fascist Uprising

June 25 Day of Croatian Statehood

August 5 National Thanksgiving Day

August 15 Assumption

October 8 Independence Day

November 1 All Saints’ Day

December 25 & 26 Christmas

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Video: a 1 minute guide to Croatia

Video: a 1 minute guide to Croatia

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Split or Dubrovnik: where should you go first?

Split or Dubrovnik: where should you go first?

Split and Dubrovnik are the stars of Croatian tourism. Both have an ancient core historic enough to be listed by UNESCO yet vibrant enough to remain home to a s…

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The best places to go in spring

The best places to go in spring

Springtime is beautiful, with its big blue skies and flowers in bloom, so there may be no better time to travel. If you're thinking about getting away, here are…

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